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Coquina On The Beach

2.5 of 5 Motel   |   1008 Ben Franklin Drive, Sarasota, FL 34236
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Ranked #21 of 46 Hotels in Sarasota
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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New Kensington, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Only spent two days and nights but it was so spacious and cozy, would go back! Just remember it is an older hotel with a historic landmark hotel next door but worth the quaint surroundings and beautiful view to the pristine beach.

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New Hampshire
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This trip was intended as a mother/daughter get-away to escape the snow and frigid temperatures of New England. When we arrived, the room was clean enough, but looked NOTHING like the web photos- it was much smaller and in desperate need of updating. As we looked around the room, we realized that the light in the shower was out. The... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clean, spacious rooms. Great location on the beach. Awesome beach. Loved collecting seashells every morning with my daughter. Great walking or biking location to St Armand's Circle. Great value for the money. Older buildings but kept very clean. Beds were comfy. We loved having a kitchen to prepare our own breakfast and lunch. Hotel was very accommodating of dogs. My... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always like staying here for the convenience to everything and they take pets without a problem. Have stayed here before, clean but dated. If you like old Florida then this is the place for you. Staff is wonderful, they took care of all our needs and were always friendly.

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here with my parents in one room and my family in another room. Staff is so friendly and so is everyone staying here. It's pet friends so we saw lots of dogies. Rooms are large. Kitchen area has plenty of room and there's s full size fridge. Pool is heated and the beach is just steps away. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

It ain't the Helmsley, but it is a wonderful little slice of old Florida right on the beach. Simple efficiency units with kitchen facilities perfect for family's and family's with pets. Clean, a pool, right on the beach. You will smile when you are lying on the beach with 10 other families and you look over 400 fy down the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I was kind of leary at the first sight of the hotel. It does not have much curb appeal, but boy am I glad I looked passed that! It was such a great place! The receptionist at check in and the other one at check out were both so super kind! Very informational and they served us with great big... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Many write what a gem ... You read exagerated reviews in one or the other way. I was not sure what to think but we made our booking and here is my recent experience: - great value/money considering prices you can expect in this location - property relatively older but so are other ones around - clean - one of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We stayed at Coquina after reading reviews and were pleasantly surprised. It was better than anticipated. Friendly staff. great location, good sized rooms. If you want brand new fancy hotel on the beach, its not, but it is a great old style clean and roomy place right on the beach. I would highly recommend it to all.

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Toronto, Ontario
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I have been staying here since 1973 when I was five years old. Still one of my favourite little motels to stay in anywhere. We usually stay in the beachview rooms and have a great stay. Unfortunately, we got stuck in that stupid snowstorm in Buffalo and had to cancel our reservations a couple of weeks back. Once we escaped... More 

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Address: 1008 Ben Franklin Drive, Sarasota, FL 34236
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Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sarasota
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Coquina On The Beach 2.5*
Number of rooms: 34
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